Microservices architecture Definitions

  • D


    Delphi (pronounced DEHL-FAI) from Borland competes with Visual Basic as an offering for an object-oriented, visual programming approach to application development.

  • dependency injection

    Dependency injection (DI) is an object-oriented programming (OOP) software design structure in which service references, also called dependencies, are delivered to clients from the outside as required.

  • derived object (DO)

    A derived object (DO) is a file created in a Versioned Object Base (VOB).

  • deviceCOM

    DeviceCOM, from Intrinsyc Software, is a line of device and network integration products that is used to make Internet or PC devices work with each other on a network.

  • digital photo album

    A digital photo album is an application that allows the user to import graphic image files from a digital camera, memory card, scanner, or computer hard drive, to a central database. (...Continued)

  • digital video

    Digital video is audio/visual data in a binary format. Information is represented as a sequence of zeroes and ones, rather than as a continuous signal as analog information is. (Continued)

  • digizine

    A digizine is a magazine that is delivered in digital (electronic form) on an electronic medium, such as a CD-ROM. A digizine can be stand-alone or used as a supplement to printed information or information on a Web site.

  • DIME (Direct Internet Message Encapsulation)

    DIME (Direct Internet Message Encapsulation) is a communications specification that defines a format for attaching files to Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) messages between application programs over the Internet.

  • DirXML

    DirXML is Novell's directory interchange software that uses XML to keep different directories synchronized.

  • Document Type Definition (DTD)

    A Document Type Definition (DTD) is a specific document defining and constraining definition or set of statements that follow the rules of the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) or of the Extensible Markup Language (XML), a subset of SGML. A DTD is a specification that accompanies a document and identifies what the funny little codes (or markup) are that, in the case of a text document, separate paragraphs, identify topic headings, and so forth and how each is to be processed.

  • domain

    In general, a domain is an area of control or a sphere of knowledge.

  • domain sniper

    A domain sniper is a person or company that locates and registers a Web site domain name that has lapsed from registration in the expectation that the original registrant will be willing to buy the name back.

  • domain specific language (DSL)

    A domain specific language (DSL) is a programming language developed to address an aspect within a specific domain.

  • dotcom

    A dotcom is any Web site intended for business use and, in some usages, it's a term for any kind of Web site.

  • Drupal

    Drupal is free, open source software that can be used by individuals or groups of users -- even those lacking technical skills -- to easily create and manage many types of Web sites... (Continued)